Two-way street

Huawei recently hosted its Partner Summit 2016 at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah, where it announced the latest developments in its ‘Transforming together’ strategy for its Middle East partners.

Remote remittance

International Smart Card plays a crucial role in Iraq’s economy. The firm delivers salary and pension e-payment services to four million citizens across the country, and last year sought a new partner to deliver secure and reliable SIMs to connect its 6,000 points of service.

Eye in the sky

Jordan’s Ayla Aviation Academy has taken huge strides to benefit its students. The institute has pioneered video capture for its training flights, and implemented a cloud-based training management system to track cadet progress. Ammar Yousef, President and CTO, shares the impact of the technology on the cadets, instructors and the academy’s data centre.

Tracking growth

Citrix’ Luca Marinelli, Vice President, Channel Sales and Strategy, EMEA and Johnny Karam, Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa, discuss partner enablement strategies and company focus for 2016.

Productive alliances

Formed in 2007, Easy Solutions is a security company providing end-to-end multi-channel fraud prevention for enterprises. With a strong presence in emerging markets such as Latin America, Middle East and Africa, the vendor prides itself of having a 100 percent channel-focused approach.

Security made simple

Harish Chib, VP-MEA, Sophos, tells us why synchronised security, which enables endpoints and network security components to directly share information, will revolutionise threat detection.

Under siege

There has been a dramatic increase in cyberattacks on critical infrastructure but regional organisations remain unprepared.

How an audit can shore up your security strategy

Information security audits are on the rise, as organisations look to not only bolster their security postures, but demonstrate their efforts to other parties such as regulators. We bring you some suggestions on how to conduct an effective security audit.

The virtual shift

As IT systems become more complex, so do the quality of service demands from customers. People are now demanding better performance and speedier response times from enterprises. How can the second wave of virtualisation enhance a company’s business model?

Powering up

With reports of around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organisations are now seeking ways to analyse, manage and store it. Software-defined storage (SDS) enables businesses to control storage infrastructures and offers flexibility to platforms among other aspects. Reseller ME explores how SDS can be more of a channel play.

Michael LeRoy, Sidra Medical and Research Centre Qatar

Digital diagnosis

With medicine set to be administered after barcode scans, and all clinical devices hooked to the network, Qatar’s Sidra Medical and Research Centre is going purely digital. Chief Technology Officer, Michael LeRoy, was tasked with guiding the facility into the digital age.

5G subscriptions

5 things you need to know about 5G

While it may still be years away, understanding how 5G will impact the enterprise now will help you plan accordingly. We bring you five points on how industry players can tap into the benefits of the technology.

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